Illuminated Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Collection of Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg

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The Troyes Master (active 1390-1415) The Troyes Master (active 1390-1415...

The Troyes Master (active 1390-1415) Book of Hours, use of Châlons-sur-Marne, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Troyes, c.1410-15] An elegant early 15th-century Book of Hours illuminated by the Troyes Master, an artist named for a Book of Hours made for the notable Berthier family of that

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Schätzpreis: 250.000 $ - 350.000 $

Datum: 23.04.2021

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The Bedford Master (active first half 15th century) The Bedford Master...

The Bedford Master (active first half 15th century) The Hours of Anne de Neufville, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1430] A treasure of gold and rich colours that demonstrates the technical refinement and devotional sensitivity of the Bedford Master, the

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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Master of the Paris Bartholomeus Anglicus (active 1430-1450) Master of the...

Master of the Paris Bartholomeus Anglicus (active 1430-1450) Book of Hours, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Anjou or Le Mans, c.1440s] A superlative work of illumination by an enigmatic Master employed at the court of Anjou: complete and in pristine condition

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Anonymous Breton artists Anonymous Breton artists Book of Hours, use of...

Anonymous Breton artists Book of Hours, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [northwestern France, c.1440] A charming Book of Hours with exuberant and individual border decoration, painted in northwestern France by artists influenced by the earlier work of the

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Anonymous Breton artists Anonymous Breton artists Book of Hours, use of...

Anonymous Breton artists Book of Hours, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Brittany, c.1440] A beautiful Hours with rich and unusual borders, closely related to Morgan Library MS M.157, and painted by two or more hands whose stylistic sources lie in the work of the

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Anonymous Florentine artist Anonymous Florentine artist Book of Hours, use...

Anonymous Florentine artist Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Florence, mid-15th century] A quintessentially Renaissance Florentine Book of Hours written in a humanist script and with an appealing programme of illumination completed by a number of artists: the

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The Master of the Troyes Missal (active mid-15th century) The Master of the...

The Master of the Troyes Missal (active mid-15th century) Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Troyes, c.1460s] A Book of Hours illuminated by the Master of the Troyes Missal, ‘the most outstanding personality in Troyes illumination of the mid-15th

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The Coëtivy Master (active 1450-1485) The Coëtivy Master (active 1450-1485...

The Coëtivy Master (active 1450-1485) Book of Hours, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, Paris or the Loire Valley, c.1470s] An intimate work by ‘the most important artist practising in Paris in the third quarter of the century’, the Coëtivy Master, graced

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The Rosenberg Master (active c.1475-1495) The Rosenberg Master (active...

The Rosenberg Master (active c.1475-1495) The Molé Hours, use of Troyes, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, probably Lyon, c.1480] A profusely-illustrated volume, after which the illuminator is named, made for a member of a prominent family. c.155 x 105mm. i + 128 + i leaves

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The Rosenberg Master (active c.1475-1495) The Rosenberg Master (active...

The Rosenberg Master (active c.1475-1495) Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, Lyon, c.1490] A representative of a major style of illumination, with highly unusual compositions. c.195×130mm, ii + 142 + ii leaves, foliation in modern pencil every ten leaves

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Anonymous northeastern Italian artist Anonymous northeastern Italian artist...

Anonymous northeastern Italian artist Breviary, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [northeastern Italy, c.1480s] With borders full of dense foliage, Renaissance motifs, and dozens of miniatures; complete and in an early binding. c.125 x 85mm, i + 406 leaves, complete, collation

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The Master of Cardinal de Bourbon (active final decades 15th century) The...

The Master of Cardinal de Bourbon (active final decades 15th century) The Hours of François Le Clerc, use of Rome, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1480s-90s] An engaging, dramatic and iconographically eccentric deluxe Hours richly illuminated by the Master of Cardinal

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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The Martainville Master, The Master of Robert Gaguin and others (active...

The Martainville Master, The Master of Robert Gaguin and others (active late 15th - first half 16th century) The 'A and L' Hours, use of Rome, in French and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1490] A grand, deluxe production for a wealthy and influential patron whose initials appear

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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Francesco Marmitta (c.1460-1505) Francesco Marmitta (c.1460-1505) The...

Francesco Marmitta (c.1460-1505) The Dall'Armi Hours, use of Rome, in Latin and Italian, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Bologna, c.1490s (after 1492)] A lavish and highly individual testament to the rich Bolognese collaboration between the great painter and jeweller Francesco Marmitta and the

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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The Master of Jacques de Besançon (active c.1485-1498) The Master of...

The Master of Jacques de Besançon (active c.1485-1498) Book of Hours, use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1485-1490] A splendid, large-format Book of Hours, previously in the library of William Randolph Hearst, with a notably full programme of illumination

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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Workshop of Gerard Horenbout Workshop of Gerard Horenbout The 'Book of...

Workshop of Gerard Horenbout The 'Book of Hours of Charles V', use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Ghent, c.1515] A book of exquisite miniatures and figurative borders associated with the court painter Gerard Horenbout of Ghent, and adapted with the motto of the Emperor Charles

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Datum: 23.04.2021

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Master of Jean de Mauléon (active 1520s) Master of Jean de Mauléon (active...

Master of Jean de Mauléon (active 1520s) BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1525] An exceptional Book of Hours painted with finesse and flamboyance by the Master of Jean de Mauléon, one of the ‘Bellemare group’ of artists whose manuscripts rank among the

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De remediis utriusque fortunae De remediis utriusque fortunae ULRICH ZEL...

De remediis utriusque fortunae Ulrich Zel, c.1470 ADRIANUS CARTHUSIENSIS (d. 1411). De remediis utriusque fortunae. [Cologne: Ulrich Zel, c.1470.] First edition of a dialogic treatise on fortune and coping mechanisms. This is the only extant work of Adrian, a Carthusian at the Charterhouse of Saint

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Alan of Lille's Distinctiones Alan of Lille's Distinctiones C.W., C.1474

Alan of Lille's Distinctiones C.W., c.1474 ALANUS DE INSULIS (c.1128-c.1203). Distinctiones dictionum theologicalium. [Strasbourg: C.W., not after 1473.] First and only incunable edition of a work by one of the great thinkers of the Twelfth-century Renaissance. Alan of Lille, a former student of

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Ambrose's Opera Ambrose's Opera JOHANN AMERBACH, 1492

Ambrose's Opera Johann Amerbach, 1492 AMBROSIUS (339-397). Opera. Edited by Johann Amerbach and Johannes de Lapide. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1492. First edition of the works of Saint Ambrose, the 4th-century bishop of Milan, in contemporary bindings. The initiator of ideas that provided a model for

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Angelus de Clavasio's Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae Angelus de...

Angelus de Clavasio's Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae Jacobinus Suigus de Suico, 1486 ANGELUS DE CLAVASIO (1411-1495). Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae. Chivasso: Jacobinus Suigus de Suico, 13 May 1486. First edition of the only 15th-century book printed in Chivasso, in a contemporary

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Antoninus Florentinus's Summa theologica Antoninus Florentinus's Summa...

Antoninus Florentinus's Summa theologica Anton Koberger, 1477-9 ANTONINUS FLORENTINUS (1389-1459). Summa theologica (Partes I-IV). Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, (I) 17 October 1478, (II) 10 October 1477, (III) 26 January 1478, (IV) 29 April 1479. First edition of the complete set of the Summa

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Antoninus Florentinus's Confessionale Antoninus Florentinus's Confessionale...

Antoninus Florentinus's Confessionale Guillaume Le Roy, c.1485 ANTONINUS FLORENTINUS (1389-1459). Confessionale. Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio. [Lyons: Guillaume Le Roy, c.1485.] Rare early edition of one of Antoninus Florentinus’s confessional texts, in a contemporary binding. Antoninus

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Appian's Historia Romana Appian's Historia Romana ERHARD RATDOLT, 1477

Appian's Historia Romana Erhard Ratdolt, 1477 APPIANUS (c.95-165). Historia Romana and De bellis civilibus. Translated by Petrus Candidus Decembrius. Venice: Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt, and Peter Löslein, 1477. First complete edition of Appian’s Roman History, the Stirling Maxwell copy

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Aristotle's Organon and other logical texts Aristotle's Organon and other...

Aristotle's Organon and other logical texts Johann Amerbach, not after 1495 ARISTOTELES – PORPHYRIUS (c.234-c.305). Isagoge in Aristotelis praedicamenta. –ARISTOTELES (384-322 BCE). Organon. And other works. Translated by Boethius and Jacobus Veneticus. Basel: Johann Amerbach [not after 1495

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Aristotle's Opera Aristotle's Opera GREGORIUS DE GREGORIIS DE FORLIVIO FOR...

Aristotle's Opera Gregorius de Gregoriis de Forlivio for Benedictus Fontana, 1496 ARISTOTELES (384-322 BCE). Opera nonnulla. Translated by John Argyropoulos, Bruno Aretinus, and others. Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis de Forlivio for Benedictus Fontana, 13 July 1496. Humanist

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Astesanus de Ast's Summa de casibus conscientiae Astesanus de Ast's Summa...

Astesanus de Ast's Summa de casibus conscientiae Johann Mentelin, not after 1473 ASTESANUS DE AST (d. c.1330). Summa de casibus conscientiae. [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1473.] Second printing of this important legal work of the later Middle Ages, the text of which was completed in 1317

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Augustinus de Ancona's Summa de potestate ecclesiastica Augustinus de...

Augustinus de Ancona's Summa de potestate ecclesiastica Petrus Ungarus, not after 1480 AUGUSTINUS DE ANCONA (1243-1328). Summa de potestate ecclesiastica. [Lyons: Petrus Ungarus, not after 1480.] Fourth edition, in a contemporary binding. Augustinus of Ancona, an ardent curialist, wrote extensively

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Augustine's De civitate Dei Augustine's De civitate Dei NICOLAUS JENSON, 1475

Augustine's De civitate Dei Nicolaus Jenson, 1475 AUGUSTINUS, Aurelius (354-430). De civitate Dei. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 2 October 1475. Second Venetian edition of Augustine’s magnum opus. Augustine, a native of North Africa, played a pivotal role in the development of theology in the

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Augustine's De civitate Dei Augustine's De civitate Dei JOHANN DE...

Augustine's De civitate Dei Johann de Paderborn, 1488 AUGUSTINUS, Aurelius (354-430). De civitate Dei. With commentary by Thomas Waleys and Nicholaus Trivet. Louvain: Johann de Paderborn (Westphalia), 18 September 1488. The only Louvain edition of Saint Augustine’s great work. The commentary by the

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